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The Westin Excelsior Florence

PIAZZA OGNISSANTI, 3, , Florence, Italy


The Westin Excelsior Florence


Hotel Overview

Near attractions
Located in a 15th-century hotel just two blocks from Santa Maria Novella Church and walking distance from the Duomo.
Florentine art
Furnished in Mediterranean tones with handcrafted Florentine works of art, the 171 guestrooms feature Westin's Heavenly Beds®.
Fine dining
Enjoy authentic Mediterranean cuisine at SE·STO on Arno, the rooftop restaurant, or at ORVM Bar, where the freshest local ingredients are served.

Amenity highlights:

The hotel is first in town to offer a guestroom that integrates wellness amenities. The Fitness Center was created for guests who consider health a top priority. Other hotel amenities include five easily-adaptable multi-functional rooms equipped with the most cutting-edge technology in the effort to accommodate meetings, fashion shows, cocktail parties and banquets.

What to expect:

The Westin Excelsior is a restored 12th-century mansion - once partly owned by Napoleon's sister. Inside, the six-floor hotel has a pillared hallway and marbled floor in colors inspired by the Tuscan hills. The large marble lobby has a stone staircase and a bar with wooden paneling. Decor includes walnut furnishings, Asian rugs, and Neo Classical frescoes. Famous for its service, the property draws business people, leisure travelers, pop stars and presidents.


PIAZZA OGNISSANTI, 3, , Florence, Italy


FLR - Florence Peretola Airport



The 149 bedrooms, the 15 prestigious suites and the 7 penthouse have been refurbished warm and refined: they represent the pleasure of indisputable style and were created for the most sophisticated travelers. Details and decors have been renovated by using only highly skilled craftsmen, experienced in the traditional techniques. Special touches have been perfectly combined with modern comfort. Only the finest materials boiseries, drapes and inlaid Italian marble make the Westin Excelsior the finest and most luxurious establishments in Florence. Each room has hair-conditioning, thermostat control, TV with internationals channels safety box and minibar. All rooms feature the Westin Heavenly Bed® comfy, all-white beds with high thread-count sheets, plush down comforters and five queen and king-size pillows on each. Also featured is the Heavenly Bath(SM), custom-designed shower with two heads. Suites are fitted with Bang & Olufsen BeoCenters with TV and CD/DVD player.


  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Bidet
  • Blackout drapes
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - surcharge
  • Internet access - TV
  • Makeup mirror
  • Minibar
  • Multi-line phone
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Private bathroom
  • Rollaway beds
  • Sofa bed
  • Television
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens


Property Amenities

The hotel offers a fitness center, concierge services, tour service. Situated at the ground floor, the hotel offers 3 easily adaptable, multifunctional rooms in order to accommodate cocktails and banquets. The Vespucci and Intermediate rooms, usable together as contiguous, have a homogenous empire style and have been supplied by new furnishing. The Frescoes room with its direct access from the hall, welcomes the class customers that attend the Excelsior Hotel; it has walls embellished by eighteen-hundred century frescoes and with a magnificent inlaid floor of terracotta tiles. Personal shopper and babysitting service are available on request. Laundry and valet services are offered. Parking is available nearby (surcharge).

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Business services
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Room service

Number of floors: 6

Number of suites: 22

Number of rooms: 171


Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaways and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply. Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges. Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests made via this Web site cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.


SE·STO on Arno Restaurant & Bar
With an elegant jewel box-like glass enclosed roof top structure overlooking Florence, Se·sto On Arno Restaurant fuses Italian innovative cuisine and a stellar ambience with the expertise of the Executive Chef Matteo Lorenzini. The bar, with its cocktail and tasty snacks, is the perfect spot for a quick break at any time of the day.
ORVM offers a young and refined ambience for different moments of the day: it proposes the “Tea Ritual”, a tasting of “Jing tea” for the traditional afternoon tea and for a lunch or a dinner the menu offers dishes of local gastronomic tradition, made with fresh seasonal products.
Quisitapas offers the best of Spain and Tuscany enriching Florence's food culture, with a wide selection of appetizing Tapas and delicious dishes with traditional local ingredients.